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and putting food on the table for their children. >> sean: obama's demographic constituency if you look at core demographics, african american unemployment 14.4%. hispanic americans. women have lost millions of jobs and we have 4 million american women, new women poverty under obama. >> african americans have always been the canary in the mines when it congresswomans to depression or poor economic status. >> obama hasn't helped them. it has gotten worse. >> it has not gotten worse. >> we are all of the canaries in the mine under president obama. >> they have improved tremendously under the president. >> no. the president of the united states the video shows the president of the united states decides to act like a drunk frat boy deciding to pick up a trollop and we all bow down and go barack obama, we just love him. i'm not the sum of my reproductive parts is number one. i have aspirations greater than free birth control and free abortion for me and my children so take that insulting video. >> you know what is insulting. >> he is continue -- what is insulting. >> are the people in your p
president obama says seguess tration -- i'm not saying that the unemployment is because of the baby boomers. i have checked it several times. there is a little effect. but mainly the reason the unemployment rate continues to be at 7.9% and underemployment higher than that is because people that want to find jobs cannot find jobs. >> greg: obama thought he could stem the rising tide of the economy. he was interested in the emore face crud called social change. you can't indulge in liberal fantasies without a robust economy. that is the t irony for socialist folly. to expand socialist folly, you need capitalism first to prosper so you can have the worthless crap that you indulge -- >> eric: run out of other people's money. >> greg: to fail you have to be successful first. the last thing we should do with foltering economy and can't pay for it. >> andrea: that is the first thing he did. he had good will and capital. he won decisively. that is where he went. this is baffling to me. i get why he would go after the youth vote. most politicians try and speak to you, they hope you were born yesterd
obama carried this state in 2008. unemployment rate far below the national average, but mitt romney has a strong presence here. not only was he governor of neighboring massachusetts, but he owns a house here in new hampshire. kristen welker, thank you for that report. >>> from new hampshire to the sunshine state. many residents down here in florida not waiting until election day to cast their ballots. just this morning, hundreds, thousands lining up at polling places to lock in their support for their candidate of choice. will this early electoral activity impact what we see on november 6th? joining me to talk about it, a.b. stoddard associate editor on the hill and jeff greenberg. a.b., let me start with you. both candidates want to bank votes, but this has been a major push for the president, in particular. he made it his public service announcement on the trail. can democrats make enough strides with in-person early voting to prevent sweating out election night? >> well, that's what they hope. if you talk to them in these last two weeks, the goal has been all along they said they wer
states, governor romney holding three rallies in florida, and president obama stopped in new hampshire and talk about his promise for the future. >> the unemployment rate is falling. manufacturing, coming back to our shores. our assembly lines are humming again. housing prices are starting to pick up. housing starts are on the move. we have a lot of work to do but, new hampshire, the country has come too far for us to turn back now. >> governor romney holding three rallies across florida today where he is calling for more partisan cooperation in washington. i'll see you again on the fox news channel at 6:00 eastern. right now we go back to "the journal editorial report",. >> welcome would to journal -- "the journal editorial report." aisle paul gigot. the election focuses on a mall group of key states but not the states either campaign or the political pundits might have expected. wisconsin, pennsylvania, and michigan, all of which president obama carried by double digits in 2008. my guess this week says mitt romney may have suburban voters to thank. michael, great to have yo
created. the unemployment rate has been steadily dropping. >> reporter: president obama still leads in ohio by just two points, but in five ohio polls. >> if you add the same result five times in ohio, which you do, you know he is going to carry ohio. >> reporter: but if romney takes ohio and florida, north carolina, virginia, he could win. but so could president obama, even if romney wins ohio and those other states. the tiebreaker would be colorado. whoever wins colorado in that one scenario wins the white house. and raj and jesse, in the latest about in news poll, colorado was tied. back to you. >> thank you very much, steve. >>> let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. and it's supposed to be beautiful. we're here. the weekend is here. >> i know, i know. this is good timing for a lot of us here as that doppler radar scans around, finding dry conditions across the greater northern california region. and one of the things that really helped to get all this sunshine in here, not only inland, but at the coast is this wind out of the north, and also slightly offshore abou
nun numbers and the unemployment numbers. this must not have been the kind of growth that barack obama was talking about, was promising when he stood in front of those crowds in chicago on election night four years ago after having been declared the next president of the united states. such a big moment for the obama family. he must have stood there hoping four years from that night things would look a lot better economically speaking than they do today. >> let's look at the numbers. the gdp numbers that came out this week were above what they were projected to be. we saw a few weeks ago that unemployment was below 8% for the first time since the president took over in the midst of the worst economic crisis since the great depression. we all agree we need to do more. we agree that things can get better. but this president has done incredible things considering the republicans in congress have said from day one they will say no to anything he wants to do. not just for the economy, but to move his agenda forward. things are headed in the right direction. there is still work to do. the pr
is strong enough to lower the unemployment rate and of course the actual unemployment rate at 7.8% is the lowest that it has been since president obama took office. more evidence there have been 5.2 million private sector jobs created in the past 31 months. president obama takes office here and boom the stimulus starts to kick in. 5.2 million. why did the gdp grow more than last quarter? because consumer confidence is at a five-year high. the stock market is near a five-year high. the -- the corporate profits are at a five-year high new housing starts are at a five-year high. foreclosures are at a four-year low. evidence of progress. this is an interesting piece of evidence. the growth of government spending is the lowest that it has been in 60 years, since eisenhower. eisenhower's growth of spending was 3.2%. look at this. kennedy, johnson, carter 13%. reagan george w. bush, obama 1.4%. that is the growth of government spending. now that that you just saw here that is the so-called status quo, progress. so if mitt romney's big change means he is going to skew
to live out their 20's and their child to bed rooms staring out at fading obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life. gerri: doesn't that crystallize the problem for young voters? >> sure when you have 15 percent unemployment in you hve 50 percent of them who cannot find jobs once they graduate. staying on the counter. the problem is, though, you still have the recent poll, a harvard poll has obama leading men romney by 90 percentage points in that age demographic and 18-29. these are your classic case obama's zombies. barack obama, is campaigning in his actual policies are going to make it a lot harder for young people to find jobs and pay up this enormous debt and is sitting on our doorstep. yet there will still cast a vote by and large for barack obama in today's. gerri: you look at the way he campaigns. here is money for you, money for you, student loans, free birth control demand for you, i'm going to give you, you know -- >> foods stamps or immigration documents. >> had is that sense to you. >> i think it sound awful. i personally would not be sucked i
. and then he goes after him and says the unemployment number which helped the president a week or so ago -- may not help him this week. they criticized the obama's administration's handling of benghazi. sarah palin headlines her column, "obama's shuck and jive ends with benghazi lives." trump offered money if the president would turn over college records and passport applications. a few weeks ago after employment dropped below 8%, trump claimed it was a result of white house manipulation. let's catch his wording though. >> do you think they changed the numbers? >> i do. i do. and i think that they did -- there was a lot of monkey business. >> sucking up to him is really sickening. sure, talk to him about housing development, talk to him about downtown development. he's a genius. don't ask him his political views because he gets back into monkey business and he's from kenya. >> my overarching point is these guys, not saying they're sophisticated, i think this is crass, but what they've managed to do is take these racial arguments and attacks but also make them into something that he's not just -
will be joining us at 7:30 a.m. from delaware. >>> front page politics now. new this morning, president obama in his weekly address emphasizing the progress made four years after the wall street crisis. >> businesses have added more than 5 million new jobs, the unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level since i took office. home values are rising again. and our assembly lines are humming once more. >> meantime, president obama says he wants to work with congressional republicans to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff that would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts. two short months from now. >>> so, also new this morning, we have president obama picking up another endorsement, though not unexpected. this one coming from the chicago tribune. mitt romney and paul ryan made a joint appearance last night in the battleground state of ohio. >> not just picking a president for four years, we're picking what kind of country we're going to be. what kind of people we're going to be. what kind of country we're going to give to our kids. >> we want real change. we want big change. and paul ryan and i a
, unemployment has fallen to hit lowest level since i took office. home sales are rising, asemi lines are humming again. >> that as president obama in iowa, touting an economic turn-around he was saying that was just getting started. the economy is growing at a sluggish 2% and weak corporate earnings leading to one of the biggest dow selloffs of the year, we're back with dan henninger, and dan freeman, and mary anastasia o'grady. >> steve, happy days are here again? >> yeah. hardly. the problem with the speech that president barack obama showed is nobody really believes that, paul, and these new numbers on gdp show that this is an economy that is still suffering from what i call chronic fatigue syndrome. just isn't picking up the way normal recovery would. and what we're seeing in the gdp numbers, we're also seeing it in the jobs numbers. this is a recovery, if we can use that word, that's about half the pace of a normal recovery, and that's the reason you still have four million fewer workers today with jobs than you did in 2007. this is a really lousy recovery. >> but, mary, we're seeing some a
. this president has no agenda. so in short, we need to just simply thank president obama for his public service and let him go. we have made a conclusion that we're not going to surrender to immediate ockrasi. the high unemployment cannot become a new norm. thirst for trickle down government is coming from a well that's running dry. and we can't allow the next generation to be worse off than our generation is so this election is about making sure that for the new generation we preserve the american dream and mitt romney is going to do that. [applause] i'm going to tell you what you know because i haven't told you. mitt romney could not be a better person qualified for the president of the united states t right philosophy, the right principles, a business leader who knows economics, a person who has created jobs, a person who has restored the olympics and as governor of massachusetts restored fiscal integrity to that state as he will do to the united states as well. he will get congress working again, he will restore hope in our future with opportunity for families and community. so in eleven mo
is is the economy. it has the fourth highest unemployment rate in the nation. some polls show the state tightening, but generally, it's been moving more towards romney than the obama camp would have hoped. >> what about on the race front, we look at the white and non white vote split. what do you see? >> you see the president per foming significantly underneath that 40% margin that john king took. this is difficult to talk about because you don't like seeing our politics polarized by race. democrats have had a deficit with white voters for more than 30 years. now, president obama made up a lot of that ground in 2008 and democrats have made up for it by having a significant edge, but this combination of a tough economy means that the president's having a hard time getting his white support above 40%. that is a real issue. in the long run, democrats have made a smart bet on diversity. republicans can't hope for a large share of the white vote to bring them over the top, but this is an issue in this collection and with the tough economy, huge implications that both campaigns are going to be paying a
prices soared to new highs. the problem with the obama economy is not what he inherited. it's with the misguided policies that slowed the recovery and caused millions of americas to endure lengthy unemployment and poverty. [applause] that's why 15 million more of our citizens are on food stamps than when he took office. that's why three million more women are living in poverty. that's why the economy is stagnant. today we received the latest round of discouraging economic news. last quarter our economy grew just two%. after the stimulus it would be growing at 4.3%, over twice as fast. slow economic growth which means slow job growth and declining take home pay. that's what four years of obama has produced. america is ready for change, for jobs and more take home pay and we're going to bring it to them. [applause] now you've know we've had four presidential debates and there is nothing in what the president proposed that has any prospect of meeting the challenges of the times. rising taxes will not ignite the economy. in fact it will destroy 700,000 jobs. a new stimulus, thre
is so razor tight, alex. president obama won this state in 2008 and hasn't seen some of the same effects of the economic downturn as other states in fact the unemployment rate here is at 5.7%. it's far below the national average. but of course mitt romney has a home in this state. he was governor of neighboring massachusetts. so he carries a lot of weight here in this state as well. i expect from president obama takes the podium later on this afternoon you will hear him continue his message to middle class voters trying to make the case that he is the candidate to best preserve the interests of middle class voters and also to sort of reiterate what you heard in that commercial that you ran a little bit earlier on which is that mitt romney has sort of shifted some of his opinions, moved further to the middle to try and shore up votes. that's one of president obama's key messages right now. alex, i can tell you this race here in new hampshire is essentially in a deadlock with the president holding onto a narrow lead. >> i'll tell you whether it's four electoral votes there in new hampshire
trying to look a little more casual. >> 75% of pro-romney ads show images of president obama. >> you can't change washington from the inside. >> republicans use sad, depressed faces in 21% of their ads, mostly to illustrate unemployment. democrats only use that tactic in 1% of their ads. but democrats went heavy on the elderly, using elderly voices or images in 38% of their ads. >> i was suddenly 60 years old. i had no health care. >> a topic republicans largely stayed away from. despite the emphasis on the hispanic vote, only 2% of ads from either side were in spanish during this period. the use of charts, numbers and statistics was used heavily by both groups. 65% of time for democrats, 79% for republicans. the american flag always an iconic image in political ads was shown in 29% of democratic ads. the flag appeared in just 6% of republican ads but in a much different light. talk about being worried about what he called the never-ending security threats in benghazi, specifically mentioned the rise in islamic extremism. >> republican groups used clips from newspaper headlines in 18% of
around, and the president's campaign stops and soaring unemployment. we'll show you that next, be back with karl. icht >> welcome back, everyone, is there a link between president obama's recent campaign stops and the city with the highest unemployment in the country? karl rove joins us again. the president hasn't been shying away from going to cities that have to have been in the past week to davenport, iowa, 7.2%, denver, colorado, 7.7% unemployment. los angeles, 10.2, look at las vegas, 12.3% unemployment and tampa, florida, 9.0. so, what do you make of that connection between where he's visiting? >> well, look, you have a difference of the places that the candidates stop. sure, mitt romney goes to cincinnati and defiance, ohio not too many people have heard of. president obama's going to the big cities because the big cities have more democrats in them. more democrats, more african-americans, more latinos, more lbig city mayors who support him and get out the vote strategies. and a lot of places with high unemployment. las vegas he helped get the high employment telling people don
heading to kissimmee. thanks. >> jamie: president obama making a campaign stop in a crucial battleground state of new hampshire. folk singer james carroll warming up the crowd gave a wide ranging speech outlining his will promise for the next five years. >> the unemployment rate is falling, manufacturing coming back to our shores. our assembly lines are humming again. housing prices are starting to pick up. housing starts are on the move. we've got a lot of work to do but new hampshire is country has come too far for us to turn back now. >> jamie: he won new hampshire by nine percent percentage points back in 2008. race is tightening there. ed henry will have a live report from new hampshire coming up later in the hour. >> gregg: there are some serious new questions for the president today after fox news learned as the consulate in libya came under attack, urgent requests were made repeatedly by those on the ground and the requests were denied. here is what we do know. as the compound came under siege c.i.a. operatives about a mile away asked for permission to help ambassador chris steve
people presume that the state would go for mitt romney in 2012. obama carried the state to many people's surprise in 2008. it was a margin of 14,000 votes. it has been a difficult four years for the country but north carolina in particular the state's unemployment is 9.6% which is one of the highest in the country. that is also true for south carolina. the main reason is that this is a heavy manufacturing economy. the state has really taken it on the chin. traditional industries like textiles and furniture and many of those industries were in decline anyway. they were losing their base overseas. the recession was just a killer. those jobs are gone for good it particularly hurt many of the small towns and rural areas of north carolina. manufacturing states have been particularly hard hit by the recession. even some of the newer industries in north carolina such as banking has been really hurt by the problems in the banking industry. some of the newer industries have been hurt so that is why people thought the state would go republican in 2012 because this has been a tough four years at
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